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Bannon Will Avoid Grand Jury in Mueller Investigation Bannon Will Avoid Grand Jury in Mueller Investigation
- January 18, 2018

During the day-long interview Tuesday, Bannon's attorney Bill Burck was asking the White House counsel's office by phone whether his client could answer the questions. This is the second subpoena issued to Bannon , following a reported summons from a Mueller-impaneled grand jury. Then-President-elect Donald Trump moved a year ago to give up direct management of the company and turn it over to his sons, but he kept his financial ties through a trust that allows him to continue ... (more...)
Palestinian Teen to Be Held Until Trial for Slapping Troops Palestinian Teen to Be Held Until Trial for Slapping Troops
- January 18, 2018

Remand in custody - even of minors - is part of the routine of oppression that Israel employs against Palestinians, with the full backing of the military courts, a system in which both judges and prosecutors are always military personnel, the defendants always Palestinian, and the conviction rate nearly 100%. (more...)
Meteor causes earthquake in Michigan; appears in Wisconsin Meteor causes earthquake in Michigan; appears in Wisconsin
- January 18, 2018

Geological Survey confirmed . Just past 8 p.m. last night, a meteor tore through the skies of MI. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that the blast from a meteor caused a 2.0 quake over Detroit and southeast MI on Tuesday night around 8:10 pm. (more...)
Steve Bannon to be questioned by House Intelligence Committee Steve Bannon to be questioned by House Intelligence Committee
- January 17, 2018

He continued to speak with Trump and tried to promote the president's agenda. President Donald Trump publicly criticized Bannon for his comments, saying the former strategist had "lost his mind". He said it is Trump being Trump in every way - uncontrolled, uncaring, looking to please the base without regard for what it does to everyone else. (more...)
North Korea uses Winter Olympics performance to send observers to inspect South North Korea uses Winter Olympics performance to send observers to inspect South
- January 17, 2018

According to the police chief, the size of the North Korean delegation is likely to be confirmed after an International Olympic Committee meeting on Saturday in Switzerland . Trump had also expressed a desire to see North Korea participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics. The talks follow last week's historic meeting, in which North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympic Games, which start in February in the South Korean county of PyeongChang, was agreed on and in which both sides ... (more...)
Praveen Togadia missing? Not with us says Rajasthan police Praveen Togadia missing? Not with us says Rajasthan police
- January 17, 2018

Togadia, who is undergoing treatment for hypoglycemia at a hospital in Ahmedabad , was found to have low blood sugar levels. An oncologist himself, Togadia reportedly went missing from the VHP headquarters in the Paldi area in Ahmedabad . (more...)
Oil Spill in East China Sea Widens Following Iranian Oil Tanker Crash Oil Spill in East China Sea Widens Following Iranian Oil Tanker Crash
- January 17, 2018

The deaths of the Sanchi crew members prompted Iran's government to declare a day of national mourning on Monday to honor "the fearless mariners who died in the course of their mission". Chinese state media CCTV showed footage on Monday of boats dousing the flames with water as plumes of thick dark smoke continued to billow from the tanker. (more...)
News conference on couple accused of torturing 13 children in California News conference on couple accused of torturing 13 children in California
- January 17, 2018

The teen, who was so small that deputies initially thought she was 10 years old, showed them photographs that led them to believe her story so they went to the home to check on the family. "It was mostly girls, they were tiny, they looked a little [malnourished]". Some of the younger children wore the same Disney-themed outfits on both family trips to the theme park. (more...)
Suspect in officers' shooting also shot at 'copter Suspect in officers' shooting also shot at 'copter
- January 17, 2018

Monday night ti a domestic assault at a residence outside the city of York. York County K-9 units were called to help find the suspect. That officer was rushed in a deputy's vehicle to Piedmont Medical Center in nearby Rock Hill, South Carolina, Faris said . (more...)
Abbas says Israel 'killed' Oslo Accords Abbas says Israel 'killed' Oslo Accords
- January 16, 2018

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today that Israel has "ended" the landmark Oslo peace accords of the 1990s with its actions. Beyond that, Abbas attacked the USA ambassadors to Israel and the United Nations, David Friedman and Nikki Haley , calling them a "disgrace". (more...)
US House OKs spy bill after Trump sends mixed signals US House OKs spy bill after Trump sends mixed signals
- January 16, 2018

A growing group of lawmakers says before they will vote to reauthorize FISA 702 - the law must be reformed. Section 702 does not allow officials to spy on Americans or people in the states, but "the FISA Amendment Act allows the government to collect data from American firms, such as Google or Microsoft ". (more...)
Netanyahu says Israel is 'systematically eliminating' Hamas tunnel infrastructure Netanyahu says Israel is 'systematically eliminating' Hamas tunnel infrastructure
- January 15, 2018

Netanyahu will leave for Ahmedabad on the fourth day of his tour and visit Sabarmati Ashram. He welcomed Netanyahu with a hug upon his arrival. A surprise awaited Netanyahu today at the airport; Modi chose to abandon protocol by receiving him personally. (more...)
Turkey condemns United States plans to build new Syrian border security force Turkey condemns United States plans to build new Syrian border security force
- January 15, 2018

Turkey reacted sharply to news of the border force , with Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , saying it would "legitimize a terror organization". Erdogan said he also expected support from allies in Turkey's fight against terrorism. Afrin is controlled by a Syrian Kurdish militia known as the YPG. (more...)
Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Hits Coast of Southern Peru Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Hits Coast of Southern Peru
- January 15, 2018

One person died in the Yauca district and another in the Bella Union district, both in the Arequipa region, where rescue workers were trying to help those affected, Peru´s Civil Defense said. Peruvian maritime authorities said the quake did not produce a tsunami on the Peruvian coast, despite early warnings. Sunday's quake is a glimpse at how bad a bigger natural disaster in a more populated part of Peru would be. (more...)
Risky wind chills returning to Siouxland Risky wind chills returning to Siouxland
- January 15, 2018

The arctic air is back! Plan on slick roads and use extra caution. Temperatures will remain steady as our next chance of snow fast-approaches along a cold front that will arrive by midnight. Temperatures are forecast to be moderate Thursday and Friday , with highs expected in the 40s. Actual temperatures likely won't get higher than 17 this weekend and will drop to four below on Saturday overnight. (more...)
Women in Saudi Arabia Can Attending Sporting Events at Select Stadiums Women in Saudi Arabia Can Attending Sporting Events at Select Stadiums
- January 15, 2018

But in September, hundreds of women were allowed to enter a sports stadium in the capital Riyadh, used mostly for football matches, for the first time to attend celebrations marking Saudi Arabia's national day. Prior to the decision, only men were allowed to drive and women who were caught doing so were fined and arrested. Saudi labor laws now stipulate that women, with a few notable exceptions, should not work in the hours between sunset and sunrise. (more...)
Auto goes airborne, crashes into second floor of Santa Ana dentist's office Auto goes airborne, crashes into second floor of Santa Ana dentist's office
- January 15, 2018

A speeding auto in Santa Ana, California went airborne early Sunday morning, causing it to crash into the second floor of an office building with two people inside of the vehicle. Santa Ana is located just southeast of Anaheim. A driver, a passenger and a auto wound up stuck in the second story of a Santa Ana building this weekend, authorities reported Sunday. (more...)
Astros officially acquire Gerrit Cole Astros officially acquire Gerrit Cole
- January 15, 2018

So, the Pirates chose to listen to trade offers from various teams, including the Yankees, but the Astros, who tried to acquire Cole at the trade deadline this past season, gained traction in talks over the past week. Injuries checked Cole to 21 starts in 2016, but he rebounded a year ago and was one of just 15 pitchers in the majors to work 200-plus innings. The right-hander has a career 5.13 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and averages 12.8 strikeouts per nine innings. (more...)
London Mayor Says Trump Visit Canceled Over Protests - The President Says Otherwise London Mayor Says Trump Visit Canceled Over Protests - The President Says Otherwise
- January 14, 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May offered Trump a state visit to Britain one year ago, when she became the first foreign leader to visit the White House after his inauguration. Embassy in London . "The US is one of our oldest and most valued allies, and our strong partnership will endure", May's spokesman Blain said. "It seems he's finally got the message". (more...)
BJP leaders protesting against Siddaramaiah detained BJP leaders protesting against Siddaramaiah detained
- January 14, 2018

Gandhi is scheduled to launch the first leg of his party's poll campaign in Karnataka on February 10. It will not be a contest between me and (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi. Unity must be the mantra, defend Siddaramaiah whenever BJP targets him on any issue. "That will not work". BJP Chief Amit Shah, who has increased his frequency of visits to the state after successive victories in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, has asked the local BJP leadership to keep up pressure on the state government ... (more...)